[iwar] [tus] Re: China Blames U.S. for Yet Another Mid-Air Collision. (fwd)

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[American humor - thought the list might like something light on the weekend...]

Date: Friday, May 4, 2001 8:23 am
Subject: China Blames U.S. for Yet Another Mid-Air Collision. (fwd)

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials have stated that they are
holdingthe United States, "fully responsible" for today's mid-air
collision,involving several Chinese aircraft and one American craft. 
This comes just weeks after a similar incident involving a U.  S.  spy

Officials have stated that at approximately 8:25 a.  m., GMT, a
squadronof Chinese F-8 fighters collided with an American Goodyear
Blimp.  The crash left over a dozen Chinese planes downed and the
blimp's electronicbillboard damaged.  Sources say the billboard's
scrolling marquee had been advertising the soft drink 7-UP, but after
the collision, only thewords "Up yours" could be seen. 

A Chinese pilot who witnessed the collision between his squadron,
nicknamed, "Panda Rash" told China's Xinhua news agency that he saw the
American blimp dive out of the clouds and crash into wingman Sum
YungGui's F-8 jet. 

"I told Yung Gui his tail was all broken.  'Keep it straight.  Keep it
straight'", said the pilot.  "He just couldn't shake the American
foreign- devil!" The blimp then reportedly veered hard left and then
right, taking out the rest of the squadron. 

Pilot Chawp Suey told Xinhua the American blimp is "fully responsible
for the incident", repeating the language Beijing has used in the
earlier incident. 

China blames this new accident on the Goodyear blimp, saying it rammed
the supersonic fighters, and has demanded an apology. 

Officials from the Goodyear Company have said it is unlikely that the
slow propeller-driven blimp could turn inside and ram a dozen nimble

"The direct cause of the collision was that the American blimp made a
sudden big move toward the Chinese planes, making it impossible for the
Chinese planes to get out of the way", Suey was quoted as saying. 

"The savage act of American blimps colliding with Chinese planes while
conducting spying activities at sporting events makes us indignant", he
was quoted as saying. 


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